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Linux for Oracle DBAs workshop

dbi InSite Workshops

As an Oracle database administrator (DBA), you cannot ignore the underlying operating system (Linux/Unix etc.) on which the database is installed. This Linux workshop training covers all essential Linux/Unix concepts and distributions (Red Hat, SUSE, Oracle Enterprise Linux, etc.) you need to know in order to operate your Oracle database smoothly. Through various exercises, you will gain plenty of practical experience during this workshop course.

Training’s dates

3 days
CHF 2700.- *


  • David Hueber
    David Hueber
  • Yann Neuhaus
    Yann Neuhaus

(*) Prices are to be considered per participant and without VAT

SOUG (Swiss Oracle User Group) The members of the SOUG (Swiss Oracle User Group) benefit from a 5 % reduction.

Training objectives

  • Understand the Linux operating system
  • Apply the Oracle database preinstallation requirements on Oracle Entreprise Linux
  • Operate an Oracle database on Linux
  • Configure the Linux components (file system, kernel)


  • Linux overview, history, and distributions (Red Hat, SUSE, Oracle Linux, etc.)
  • Linux architecture (processes, memory, kernel)
  • Files and file system
  • Linux directory structure
  • Direct I/O, async I/O
  • Logical volume management (LVM) overview
  • Paging, swapping
  • Security
  • SSH management
  • dbi services DMK Management Kit for database operations


  • Presentation with many practical exercises and trainings
  • Case studies, live demos, discussions
  • Networking during coffee break, lunch, and apéro on last day (included in price, except for on-site workshop courses)

Target groups

  • Oracle database administrators (DBA) starting to work with Linux

Language & documentation

  • Workshop training normally held in English; French or German possible instead as course languages
  • Documentation: content details, scripts, case study solutions as PDF file (in English)

dbi InSite Workshop on-site - request & information

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